Comfort, Alex, 1920-2000

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1948-1951 Lecturer in Physiology, London Hospital Medical College; 1951-1973 Honorary Research Associate, Department of Zoology, University College London; 1966-1973 Director of Research, Gerontology, University College London; 1967 President of the British Society for Research on Aging; 1974-1983 Clinical Lecturer, Deparment of Psychiatry, Stanford University; 1976-1978 Professor, Department of Pathololgy, University of California School of Medicine, Irvine; 1978-1981 Consultant Psychiatrist, Brentwood Veterans’ Admin Hospital, Los Angeles; 1980-1991 Adjunct Professor, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California at Los Angeles; 1981-1990 Consultant, Ventura County Hospital. 1937-1993 published widely (fiction, poetry, non-fiction)

Epithet: physician, poet and novelist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000158

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creatorOf Comfort, Alex. Alex Comfort collection. Kinsey Institute for Res in Sex
creatorOf PETER WELLS PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 198). Letters, etc., to Peter Wells and his family from: 1. ff. 1-36v. Hugh Barrett, farmer, journalist and broadcaster; 1944-1990, n.d. Partly signed. 2. ff. 37-115v. Alex Comfort, physician, poet and novelist; 1941-..., 1941-1993 British Library
creatorOf Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972. Letter to [Alex?] Comfort. London, Eng. [19--] Sept. 18. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991, 1961-1987 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn Chimera papers, (1943-1959). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn E. E. Cummings additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, Series 12: Audio-Visual, ca. 1956-1987 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Records, 1952-1991. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968. Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds. [1918-1965]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Chimera papers, (1943-1959) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Vol. CCLXXXIII (ff. 160). 1946, 1947.includes:f. 1 Miss Sogra Azarmin, of Tehran: Letter to Marie Stopes from Miss Sogra Azarmin: 1946.ff. 2, 5 Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier: Correspondence with Marie Stopes of Laurence Kerr Olivier: 1946:..., 1946-1947 British Library
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine. Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981. Charles Wrey Gardiner papers, 1918-1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Fantasy Magazine papers, 1929-1979 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers of W G Archer, Indian Civil Service, Bihar 1931-47, and of his wife Mildred Archer, experts on Indian poetry and art, 1929-1986 British Library
creatorOf Manning, Hugo. Papers, 1942-1977. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Grey Walls Press: papers of the Grey Walls Press; 1939-1981, n.d. The Grey Walls Press was established by Charles Wrey Gardiner (b.1901, d.1981) in 1940. The papers include correspondence of Gardiner, manuscripts, financial material, material relatin..., 1939-1999 British Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Review records, 1967-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972. person
associatedWith Fantasy Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Fantasy Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981. person
associatedWith Manning, Hugo. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ajanta, Hyderabad State
Puri, Orissa
Punjab Hills, India
Naga Hills, Assam
India, Asia
Mokokchung, Assam
Purnea, Bihar
Assam, India
Bihar, India
Santal Parganas, Bihar
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Birth 1920-02-10

Death 2000-03-26

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